Gongoresque

adjective
Gon·​go·​resque | \ ¦gäŋgə¦resk, ¦gȯŋ \

Definition of Gongoresque

: of or relating to the poet Góngora or to Gongorism putting into verses of Gongoresque lineage … the authentic qualities of an entirely contemporary emotion— Pedro Salinas

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History and Etymology for Gongoresque

Luis de Góngora y Argote †1627 Spanish poet + English -esque

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“Gongoresque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gongoresque. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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